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to us for the truth. they come to us for science. >> they say, we need someone to tell us what this product tastes like. and how it smells and what it looks like and what its texture is. but we get very consistent, almost machine-like terms. >> the food that comes into the lab mirrors what americans are buying or eating. remember the '90s, when everything had to be fat-free. that trend gave way to products that are organic and all-natural. now, the food tasters are encountering food that's free of sodium and gluten-free. >> looking at the formula, puts it on the shelf. it really doesn't happen that way. the food companies are working on something all the time to make sure it's the most competitive product out there. >> reporter: professional taste testers are hired for not only their acute taste and smell. but ability to verbalize what they observe. >> things they might not notice, they can key in on. >> reporter: the next time you give thanks at a meal, thanks these ladies, as well. they're doing this. so you don't have to. in livermore, nbc bay area news. >> that answered one
snowshoes on. >>> moving science and history. the massive project ahead for a bay area institution. stay with us. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >>> san francisco's famed science museum has officially started one very big move. across town today, crews started transporting 450 exploratory exhibits. the museum is moving from the palace of fine arts to its new home at pier 15, which is three times larger than its current location. the move is expected to take a few weeks to complete. the grand opening will be in april. >>> with the exploratory on the move, what happens to the old home of the palace of fine arts? that is now on the market if you're interested. talk about amazing location. the building is 80,000 square feet of space and the rent will set you back about $490,000 a year. city officials say a search for a long-term tenant could take a year or two. >> perfect for weddings, that's all i have to say. >>> what
.a. the new warning about an earthquake scenario that was once thought to be impossible. >> why a science teacher is being hailed a hero after a new school shooting in southern california. >> and what happened? the deadly accident that burned a bay area hillside and shut down a major traffic route at the peak of this morning's commute. >> i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. the temperatures continue to drop into the 40s right now and one of the coldest nights in months coming our way. we'll talk about freeze warning and details how long it lasts coming up in a few minutes. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] >>> right now investigators are trying to figure out what caused a big rig to fly off an east bay freeway and burst into flames at the height of the morning commute. the accident killed the driver, william ballard of roseville
industry representative, says videos aren't the problems. >> what the science tells us is there is no causal link between imaginary violence in movies and books and video games, there is no causal link between imaginary violence and real life violence. >> reporter: reverend michael mcbride who met with biden with other religious leaders on wednesday says the white house encouraged them to reach out to their congregations. >> this is an opportunity for the faith community and for all americans to unite around the common pain of gun violence. >> reporter: white house officials say the vice president has offered to meet with families who are impacted by the tragedy in newtown. he has said he's aiming to get his proposals to the president by next tuesday. lester? >> kristen, thank you. >>> it's been three years to the day since the massive earthquake devastated parts of haiti. today, former president bill clinton attended a memorial service at a grave in which thousands were laid to rest. while some progress has been made, the suffering continues there on a vast scale. nbc'
depend on it. chief science correspondent, robert bazell. >> we have more ahead on nbc bay area, a new screening test that will detect one of the hardest to detect cancers in women. >> and at 6:00, a man in prison for more than a decade after stealing $100,000 worth of merchandise from a store, he is now free and how he is making the most of his second chance. >> remember to layer. see you at 6:00. >> it will be cold. >>> on our broadcast tonight, in the fight. one american city has now declared a full-on flu emergency as deaths from the illness increase and hospitals try to keep up. early detection. big new hope tonight in the fight against ovarian cancer. the deadliest form for women. there has been a big development. >>> rules of the road. how far can police officers go when they pull you over? the story could have a big impact for allf us on the road. >>> and fallen stars. lance armstrong set to open up to oprah as the hall of fame door is shut on some baseball greats tainted by the steroid controversy. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, th
already get routinely. our report tonight from our chief science correspondent, robert bazell. >> reporter: the experimental test could revolutionize early detections for two major women's cancers. uterine, which kills 8,000 women a year in this country. and ovarian, which kills 15,000. >> this has the potential to fill in a niche where there is no effective screening test. >> reporter: linda defino has stage 3 ovarian cancer. doctors found it only because she felt a fullness in her abdomen, a symptom women often ignore. >> i started to feel this strange feeling that i just knew wasn't right. >> reporter: she is undergoing 18 weeks of chemotherapy. doctors have long been searching for a test to find ovarian cancer early, when it is far more easily treated. >> when ovarian cancer is found at stage 1, the cure rate is 85 to 90%. >> reporter: to develop the new test, the scientists at johns hopkins started with a familiar pap smear that looks for abnormal cells that become cervical cancer. the pap test has saved millions of lives around the world. the hopkins researchers found that cancerous
what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. which isn't rocket science. i've always kept my eye on her... but with so much health care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> we are back. joining me now, two of the nation's leading voices on fiscal responsibility, former republican senator alan simpson and former clinton chief of staff erskine bowles. welcome to you both. mr. bowles, let me start with you. you heard leader mcconnell. he said the question of revenue is now over. they have done this fiscal cliff deal, and there's no more concern among republicans about raising more revenue. how do you respond to that? >> well look, i think he's right about a lot of stuff. first of all, we've done all the easy stuff. all of the hard decisions lay ahead of us. we have got to reform the tax code to make it more globally competitive. we have got t
, we had a lot of science that suggests what the causes may be. but in reality, we don't know for sure. >> reporter: as for cervical cancer, considered by many to be a medical success story due to effective screening methods and early detection, new cases are down, but other hpd related cancers are up, including oral cancers in men and women. >> women in this country are so fortunate to have pap smears readily available to us. hopefully as our medical community moves forward, we'll look toward applying these types of screening techniques toward other types of cancers related to hpv. >> reporter: cancer experts say there is no uniform test for oral hpv, so screening is not routine. dr. powell tells her patients' parents, the hpv vaccine is a critical tool in fighting cancer. the cdc recommends all men and women into their 20s get the hpv vaccine. three doses over the course of at least six months. but for the vaccine to have the greatest benefit, the cdc recommends vaccinating both boys and girls beginning at ages 11 and 12. why so early? the vaccine needs to be given before a young per
. and welcome to this show. the huffing post, howard fineman. "the christian science monitor's" liz marlantes. kasie hunt from nbc and politico's john harris. first up, the scene is set. there's no mistaking that barack obama is resolved to make his mark in the second term. squaring off, already for the fights over debt, guns, and getting the team he wants in the cabinet. he might look to another second term democrat who had this declaration to congress. >> i know this is not going to be easy. but i really believe one of the reasons the american people gave me a second term was to take the tough decisions in the next four years that will carry our country through the next 50 years. we owe it to our country and to our people. chris: howard, everybody's talking about what kind of approach is obama going to take this second term. is he going to be conciliatory? or is he going to be mr. tough guy? >> he wants to get things done by being tough and even confrontation. in the first term he tried to change the tone of washington as the outcider, sort of by a combination of aloofness and steady though
in southern california. a science teacher is being called a hero. shooting happened at tack union high school in kern county about 40 miles south of bakersfield. the sheriff's department says a 16-year-old student shot a fellow student during first period. a teacher quickly intervened and managed the student to stop firing and put the gun down. the suspect was arrested and the victim is expected to survive. no word yet on a motive. >>> that shooting comes as a vice president joe biden met with the nra and other gun rights groups to discuss gun violence. the vice president will send his proposal to president obama on tuesday. it's expected to include a stronger background check system and a new ban on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines. the nra released a statement after today's meeting saying, quote, we were disappointed with how little this meeting had to do with keeping our children safe and how much it had to do with an agenda to attack the second amendment. >>> the congressional black caucus is calling on president obama so nominate oakland congresswoman barbara lee as the natio
? >> what greg has just described is what when i went to graduate school in political science 40 years ago, that's how america makes policy p, it's called incrementalism. look at this deal at the end of last year which absolutely nobody loves and it's the farthest thing from a grand bargain, on the other hand, it takes a few billion dollars out of long-term debt. it's not enough. we'll come up with some other deals and it's nonsense for the president spokesman to say he's not going to compromise. that doesn't mean anything. we're going to see more of this bit and pieces. as you both said, the market and business continue to move along, look for ways to look money, look for opportunities and i think that's going to continue to be the story. don't wait for clarity. act on where there's money to be made now. >> i like, greg, what you wrote in an article for "the economist" recently. markets now live in the policy equivalent of beirut in 1982. what did you mean by that? >> what i'm trying to say is essentially we have the fiscal equivalent of civil war going on all of the time here in washingt
then tried to shoot another student but missed. a science teacher confronted the suspect and kconvinced him to drop his handgun. >>> a judge has postponed the arraignment for james holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people at a colorado movie theater last summer, scheduled to happen today. the defense requested more time. many of the victims' families were disappointed by the delay. one father yelled, rot in hell, holmes. the arraignment is scheduled for march. prosecutors will then have two months to decide whether to seek the death penalty. raj? >> okay, thank you. we have a programming note for you. a special all-new two-hour edition of "dateline" will feature the case of michelle le. >> needless to say you don't like her. >> yeah. that's clear. >> tonight's episode will feature never before scene video of her convict ed killer in the interrogation room, giselle he is at testeban. date line said they were intrigued because of the efforts by le's family, search team and investigators. they talk in great lengths about electronic evidence now used in pros are cuting many murder cases. >>
and vibrates when it senses you're eating too fast. and once again, thank you, modern science, from saving us from the horrible alternative of choosing to eat less. >>> a somber image emerged this week, never before seen in the west. this is hiroshima just minutes after the atomic bomb was dropped. eyewitnesses always said the mushroom cloud separated into two. this was taken by a japanese photographer several miles away. that mushroom cloud and the bomb that caused it killed an estimated 150,000 people. >>> on a much softer note, how about this for awkward. that first teenage dance, and suddenly you said nailed when a slow song starts and you just can't stand far enough apart. well, fast forward to this, same couple, ten years later. jeffrey and alexa are now mr. and mrs. schultz, and they couldn't be cuter. while they didn't quite exude true love back then, they sure do now. jeffrey is in the marine reserves. >>> and our favorite image of the week is the lion dog of norfolk. this is charlie, and he's three. this was an actual call to 911 when someone spotted him walking through town. >> the
to shine is the smoked pulled pork. i think it's done broseph! pretty much got it down to a science... pretty much. we also really like a great pulled pork sandwich even when we can't make the game. you ruined it! some people even like it better. really? yep. [ male announcer ] new carving board pulled pork, get that delicious slow smoked taste without the hassle. it's game time food. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm jon kelley. this morning san francisco police continue the search for a man wanted for dousing his girlfriend with gasoline and setting her on fire. they say 22-year-old dexter oliver attacked her yesterday afternoon near the intersection of hollister and jennings in the city's bay view district. 25-year-old star lamar now in critical condition in the burn unit at st. francis hospital. she has severe burns to her face and her chest. family members say oliver became enraged when lamar told him their relationship was over. >> saw him pour gasoline in a bottle and he left. i didn't know he was going to burn her. >> police say oliver is 5'10", 155 pounds and has a haircut w
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'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> what you're watching is far better than any eyewitness. what you're seeing is the exact record of the moment in time. this is giselle esteban at michelle le's nursing school the day before michelle vanished. why she was here was a mystery, but what she did, that, inspector richey pieced together from giselle's electronic trail which picked her up at the morning in the nursing school posing as a prospective student. while there she stole an instructor's key card and then appeared to test whether it would work by entering this break room. >> and then at 5:30 in the evening when the campus is closed she gains access through the back door using that electronic key card. >> same card. >> throughout the campus they're in the classrooms and the hallways there's cameras and it shows giselle walking around with a lab coat on. her glasses up and she's going around turning on computers. >> weird. >> giselle can also be seen with a class roster stolen from an instru
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